The upcoming 2021 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT is spied testing and it looks fantastic. The new SUV is an upgraded version of the Cayenne Coupe model that is introduced last year. However, Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT is tagged to be the company’s range-topping model and it will host numerous upgrades over the previous year Coupe. The most significant update is a hybrid powertrain that according to the latest rumors, would be able to deliver almost 800 horsepower.
The design is definitively more aggressive than on the predecessor. Moreover, a prototype that is caught testing hosts different exhaust layout than we saw on the Coupe.
2021 Cayenne Turbo GT Hosts Chrome Exhaust System
At first glance, the forthcoming 2021 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT will be more stylish than the Coupe version. However, if we look better, the front of the new model looks almost identical to the existing Coupe models. The test mule that is caught is not wearing camouflage at all, so we can examine its whole body.
Interestingly, the most visual upgrades will be at the back. Porsche manufacturer added a chrome exhaust system, but unfortunately, snow covers them up, and we cannot see it clearly. On the front, we can see the grille that looks wider, and it hosts larger side vents. Even the LED daytime running lights are available. The shape and dimensions will remain the same as before.
Interior Will Be More Luxurious
Interior details of the latest 2021 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT is not yet revealed. Also, spy photos don`t show anything expect exterior styling. However, from some gossip, the upcoming Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT may look the same as the Cayenne Coupe model. Generally, the cabin of the previous Coupe version looks modern and we can assume that the new model will be more luxurious.
The current Cayenne coupe comes with a 12.3-inch infotainment touchscreen and touch-sensitive climate-control system. So, we are sure that both will carry over to the GT version. This model also offers a great driver-assistance feature that includes automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection and adaptive cruise control.
800+HP Hybrid Powertrain
The upcoming 2021 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT will be a mighty SUV thanks to its 4.0-liter V8 hybrid powertrain and two electric motors. According to numerous reports, the new GT version will be able to deliver 800 horsepower. Moreover, it will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds.
However, don’t expect Cayenne Coupe Turbo GT to hit 190 mph, but it could get close at 187 mph. As you may already know, the base Cayenne is available with five different drivetrains, including Coupe version. The base mill is a 3.0-liter V-6 turbocharged engine that produces 335 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. The next one is under the Cayenne S model and it consists of a 2.9-liter V-8 that makes 434 horses and 406 pound-feet. The third powertrain is gasoline. The twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 in the Coupe version cranks out a 541 horsepower and 568 pound-feet of torque.
The E-Hybrid model is also on the list. This one comes with pairs a 3.0-liter V-6 gas engine and an electric motor. Thanks to this combination, it delivers a total output of 456 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. The last one is the Turbo S E-Hybrid that comes with a 4.0-liter V-8 electric motor and 14.1-kWh battery. The total output of this model is 671 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT Price and Release Date
The new 2021 Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT will cost definitively more than the other SUVs from this manufacturer. From some reports, the price might be around $175,000. Turbo S E-Hybrid version that comes with the same engine starts at $165,000. Cayenne Turbo GT SUV will be available to purchase in the summer of this year. Lamborghini Urus remains to be the main competitor to Cayenne.